Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Pasta in the form of two short rods twisted around each other.
- ‘Several kinds of macaroni, including gemelli, farfallone and rosette, are now being distributed nationwide.’
- ‘A bowl of gemelli pasta with mushrooms, sun-dried tomatoes, Parmesan, and flashes of rosemary was the first entrée obliterated by my table.’
Italian, literally ‘twins’.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.